Found 282 articles matching Feature Articles category.
  • Jul 19 2011
  • 19 Jul 2011

Novice’s Nice Find Makes a Fan of Brimfield Antique Show

Baseball, apple pie, Elvis . . . add the Brimfield Antiques Show to the list of classic Americana—it doesn’t get any more red, white and […]

  • Jun 13 2011
  • 13 Jun 2011

Summer Antique Shopping with Smarts & In Comfort

Summer is my favorite time of year for a couple of reasons: 1) the weather is warm (I am not a cold weather person); and […]

  • Jun 7 2011
  • 7 Jun 2011

Auctions 101: A Beginners Guide to the Auction House

Going to live auctions is an exciting experience. It’s fun, fast-paced, educational and arguably the best source for bargains. It can be, however, very daunting—especially […]

  • Jan 25 2011
  • 25 Jan 2011

Getting a Handle on Collecting Antique Walking Sticks

Walking sticks, or canes as they are sometimes known, have been in the hands of man since he first walked the earth. Since then, walking […]

  • Apr 26 2010
  • 26 Apr 2010

Ask A Worthologist Question: Carl Kauba Bronze

Jarvis C. sent a question in to WorthPiont’s “Ask a Worthologist” service, writing: “This piece belonged to my grandfather and over the years it was […]

  • Apr 26 2010
  • 26 Apr 2010

What Makes ‘Auction Wally’ Tick, Pick?

Walt Kolenda is a busy man, indeed. Probably better known as “Auction Wally,” Kolenda has turned his love for and knowledge of auctions, antiques and […]

  • Apr 20 2010
  • 20 Apr 2010

Where’s Will? Postcards from the Edge of the Collecting World

COLUMBUS, Ohio – There has been a spirited conversation in the comment sections of some of our WorthPoint articles about whether collecting is in danger of […]

  • Apr 20 2010
  • 20 Apr 2010

Long-Legged Lovelies: Steiff’s Iconic Lulac-Style Animals

The Steiff Company has always been a pioneer in the toy industry. Steiff is best known for creating the first jointed Teddy bear in 1902, […]

  • Apr 19 2010
  • 19 Apr 2010

The Press Back – The Art of Chair Decoration without Carving

The carving of 17th-century “Sunflower” chests explains a lot about the ins and outs of New England Colonial carving of the time. They highlight the […]

  • Apr 19 2010
  • 19 Apr 2010

Ask A Worthologist Question: Currier & Ives Print

John S. had what he believed to be an antiqueCurrier & Ives print, but didn’t know much more than what was printed at the bottom […]